Tag: Agriculture

  • Restoring ancient agriculture

    by levent

    Basic logic demands agricultural production increase as Earth’s population grows. But the ever-expanding impacts of climate change, exacerbated by that population growth, will inevitably drive agricultural productivity downward. Food shortage solutions are crucial everywhere, though are perhaps most necessary in geographically isolated places such as Hawaii. Only 13 percent of food consumed in the state […]

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  • The Future of Food

    by levent

    Current global population is estimated at 7.6 billion people. There’s enough food to go around in the world currently (2019) but things are changing. Scientists estimate that the population will reach 11.2 billion people by the year 2100. The UN reports that half of that increase will come from just 9 countries (in order of […]

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  • Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs and sell brands

    by levent

    Bayer plans to sell brands including Dr Scholl’s foot care and Coppertone sunscreen in a cost-cutting drive that includes about 12,000 job cuts following its takeover of Monsanto. The cuts will account for about one in ten workers globally, with a “significant number” going in Germany. Bayer also plans to sell its animal health division, which […]

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